Crime Log…12/13/13



By Charles Sercombe

          This week’s Crime Log covers Dec. 4-10.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

          At almost 2:30 a.m. a man was arrested at Caniff and Gallagher for driving drunk. His blood alcohol level was .12 (a level of .08 is considered drunk).

          At 4 a.m., the Piast Institute reported a break-in and the theft of a 50-inch Sylvania TV.

          A man reported the theft of his 2003 Ford Crown Victoria, but officers later recovered the car in the St. Aubin alley near Carpenter. The car was stolen from a residence in the 12100 block of Lumpkin St.

          A man reported the theft of his 2005 Chevrolet Classic while it was parked on Sobieski near Carpenter.

Thursday, Dec. 5

          At about 10:30 p.m. a man was arrested at the Polish Sea League for being disorderly and refusing to leave. He had a blood alcohol level of 0.265 – three times above the minimum level considered drunk.

          At 1 a.m. a man was arrested at the Mobil gas station on Caniff at I-75 for blocking the gas station door and preventing customers from entering, and for holding an open bottle of liquor and loitering.

          At 3:45 a.m. two suspects drove a stolen minivan through the front window of the Secretary of State branch office at 8817 Jos. Campau. The suspects unsuccessfully attempted to steal an ATM machine from the office.

          A Moran St. man said someone successfully broke into his garage after attempting to do so for the past week.

Friday, Dec. 6

          At almost midnight, a woman was arrested after being in a verbal dispute and blocking traffic at Caniff and Dequindre.

A man reported that at about midnight he was approached by two men while at Mackay and Holmes, demanding his iPhone. The man ran away to a nearby party store and called police. The suspects were last seen running away.

At 3 a.m. a man reported that when he walked up to a market in the 2200 block of Caniff, a man pointed a gun at him and ordered him to walk away. The man then saw six men run to two cars after they had ransacked the store.


Saturday, Dec. 7

          At almost 1 a.m. a man living in the 3400 block of Evaline St. reported someone kicked in his back door and stole his 32-inch plasma TV.

At a few minutes past midnight, a woman was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital after being assaulted by an unknown male while at Yemans and Jos. Campau.

          At 9 a.m. police responded to a call that suspects were attempting to steal a catalytic convertor from a 2002 Chevrolet Venture in the 2200 block of Bernard St. The suspects fled before officers arrived.

          Police responded to a residence on Lumpkin St. to check the welfare of dogs at the location. There were suspicious circumstances, but the dogs were in good condition.

An Ann Arbor woman reported her wallet was stolen from her coat while at White Star nightclub. There was unauthorized use of her credit card.

A Hamtramck man reported he was robbed and assaulted by three males in the area of Danforth and Jos. Campau. One of the suspects was armed with a gun.                   A Chesterfield woman reported her white Chrysler Concord was stolen from her son in the area of Jos. Campau and Danforth. The victim’s son started the vehicle but then left the car at which point someone took the vehicle.

Sunday, Dec. 8


A Hamtramck resident was arrested after a traffic stop at Belmont and Gallagher for possession of drugs.

At 10 p.m. a man in the 2200 block of Florian St. was arrested for reckless firing of a gun.

An Amber Alert was issued for a female Hamtramck juvenile who went missing. Several hours later, the girl returned home safe.

Monday, Dec. 9

No report was available.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

A woman living in the 2700 block of Norwalk St. reported workers working at a house next-door damaged her house.

          A man was arrested at Holbrook and Buffalo on two outstanding Hamtramck warrants.

          A man reported that someone broke into his house in the 11000 block of St. Aubin St. and stole water heaters.


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